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Sugarcreek, Ohio: David Warther Carvings: Tiny Ships

The grandson of Ernest Mooney Warther, who carved impossibly detailed little trains, now has his own museum of impossibly detailed little ships.

1775 OH-39, Sugarcreek, OH
From Sugarcreek drive west 2.5 miles on OH-39. Look for museum sign and entrance on the right.
M-Sa 9-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $10.
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Ship carving.

David Warther Carvings: Tiny Ships

Worth a stop if you like old ships. So much detail on the ships; he uses the actual blueprints to work from.

[Judy, 06/29/2022]
David Warther Carvings: Tiny Ships

Tour is intense and takes several hours. So be sure to plan time.

[K And k, 07/15/2021]
David Warther Carvings

This is a fascinating museum, and the artist is at work in his studio-workshop just about every day. The exhibit consist of 90 carvings (and growing) of miniature ships, starting with Egyptian ships from 3200 BC, carved from antique ivory. Highly educational and interesting guided tours.

[Dan, 05/16/2020]
David Warther Carvings

David Warther is the grandson of Ernest Mooney Warther, whose museum is in Dover, Ohio. David has his own unique, and just as masterfully created, carvings of ships that are as good as his grandfather's trains. His museum is deserving of a better description than I can write. A really nice little museum.

[Bryan Jedinak, 07/09/2018]

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